Where is Bowcombe?

Bowcombe is located in the county of Isle of Wight, South East England, two miles south-west of the town of Newport, 14 miles south-west of the major city of Portsmouth, and 78 miles south-west of London. Bowcombe lies seven miles south of the Hampshire border, and was historically in the county of Hampshire. Bowcombe falls within the unitary authority of Isle of Wight. It is in the PO30 postcode district.

Bowcombe on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Bowcombe
Location of Bowcombe within the UK

Which county is Bowcombe in?

Bowcombe is in the ceremonial county of Isle of Wight, the historic county of Hampshire, and the administrative county of Isle of Wight.

Ceremonial CountyIsle of Wight
Historic CountyHampshire
Administrative CountyIsle of Wight

Where is Bowcombe in Isle of Wight?

Bowcombe is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Isle of Wight, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Isle of Wight.

Location of Bowcombe within Isle of Wight

What is the postcode for Bowcombe?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Bowcombe is PO30 3HZ.

Where is Bowcombe in PO30?

Bowcombe is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PO30 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the PO30 postcode district.

Location of Bowcombe within PO30

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What is the latitude and longitude of Bowcombe?

The centre of Bowcombe is located at position 50.67927° latitude and -1.33802° longitude.

Latitude50.67927°
Longitude-1.33802°

What is the easting and northing of Bowcombe?

The centre of Bowcombe is located at the grid reference easting 446868 and northing 86832 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting446868
Northing86832

What are the nearest towns to Bowcombe?

Position of Bowcombe relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Bowcombe to the centre of the town.

2m
Bowcombe is 2 miles south-west of Newport
6m
Bowcombe is 6 miles south of East Cowes
6m
Bowcombe is 6 miles south of Cowes
7m
Bowcombe is 7 miles east of Yarmouth
8m
Bowcombe is 8 miles north-west of Shanklin
8m
Bowcombe is 8 miles north-west of Ventnor
8m
Bowcombe is 8 miles west of Sandown
8m
Bowcombe is 8 miles south-west of Ryde
9m
Bowcombe is 9 miles west of Brading
10m
Bowcombe is 10 miles south-east of Lymington

What are the nearest cities to Bowcombe?

Position of Bowcombe relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Bowcombe to the centre of the city.

14m
Bowcombe is 14 miles south-west of Portsmouth
16m
Bowcombe is 16 miles south of Southampton
26m
Bowcombe is 26 miles south of Winchester
27m
Bowcombe is 27 miles south-west of Chichester
34m
Bowcombe is 34 miles south-east of Salisbury
53m
Bowcombe is 53 miles west of Brighton and Hove
66m
Bowcombe is 66 miles south-east of Bath
68m
Bowcombe is 68 miles south-east of Wells
74m
Bowcombe is 74 miles south of Oxford
77m
Bowcombe is 77 miles south-east of Bristol